Performance Venue: Experimental Theatre, Guangzhou Opera House
Price: 80 180 280VIP
John Buchan and Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps. Adapted by Patrick Barlow.
Richard Hannay, our jaded hero, sets out for a night of entertainment at a theatre, only to be involved with a conspiracy to smuggle a top secret out of the country! It leads to a series of improbable adventures, with him pursued by both police and villains while trying to figure out the meaning of “Thirty-Nine Steps” in order to save his own life and his country.
Chung Ying Theatre Company
Founded as an auxiliary of the British Council in 1979, Chung Ying Theatre Company (Chung Ying) became an independent non-profit making theatre company in 1982. Nowadays, Chung Ying is one of the leading local professional theatre companies, financially supported by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region with generous sponsorships from individuals and commercial organizations. Led by Artistic Director Ko Tin Lung, Chung Ying strives to connect people with drama by stage performances, drama education and outreach programs. Chung Ying has become the venue partner of Kwai Tsing Theatre since 2008, and was the venue partner of Yuen Long Theatre in from 2009 to 2012.
Chung Ying dedicated itself to produce quality stage productions with an aim to promote theatrical arts, facilitate cultural exchanges and enrich the city’s cultural life. Their productions are full of local characteristics while with an international perspective. Over the past 33 years, Chung Ying has staged more than 250 performances, receiving over 100 nominations and 75 awards in the past twentieth Hong Kong Drama Awards.
Being the first theatre company to introduce “Theatre-in-Education”, Chung Ying has held almost 3,500 touring performances, recording a number of over 420,000 audiences, and was prized for their efforts in promoting drama education. In addition, Chung Ying also organizes a wide variety of outreach programs and professional trainings for tertiary institutions, junior and high schools and local organizations throughout the territory.